Explore in conversation
Adam Foulds | Interview
A short film featuring Adam Foulds, one of Granta’s Best Young British Novelists.
Adam Foulds | Podcast
Adam Foulds spoke to John Freeman about how he wanted to be a scientist before discovering writing and his time working in a warehouse as a forklift truck driver.
Anushka Jasraj | Interview
‘I’ve never really had any readership, apart from fellow writers who have been forced to read my stories in writing workshops.’
Eli Goldstone | Five Things Right Now
‘The closest I come to meditating is sitting in front of a tumble dryer with a dead magazine.’
Five Things Right Now: Cynan Jones
‘A pair of seagulls. I say a pair. They might just be good friends.’
Five Things Right Now: Melissa Febos
‘I don’t care if anyone is watching and that’s the point.’
Five Things Right Now: Petina Gappah
Petina Gappah shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.
Five Things Right Now: Renee Gladman
‘I go here to slow everything down, to study shadow in a space of dreaming.’
Highlights of 2011 | Podcast
A compilation of some of the best readings of 2011, including Binyavanga Wainaina reading from his memoir One Day I Will Write About This Place, Robert Coover’s reading of his online story ‘Vampire’ and Granta debut contributor Taiye Selasi's reading of ‘The Sex Lives of African Girls’.
John Freeman introduces Granta’s new issue, celebrating the city of Chicago, a cultural and artistic hub and home to some of the world’s greatest writers and thinkers.
Julian Jackson | Interview
‘I don’t have a short answer to where I am from – but perhaps that lack of ‘place’ influences my writing voice.’
Marcelo Ferroni | Interview
‘This is an exciting moment for Brazilian literature. We may see a batch of new, vibrant novels, really soon.’
Mark Haddon | Podcast
‘Sean finds a log to use as a shooting gallery and sends Daniel off in search of targets.’
Nicaragua: An Appeal
‘To arrive in Nicaragua is at once to be disorientated, for since the earthquake in 1972, there has been, and is still no proper city of Managua.’
Rachel B. Glaser | Five Things Right Now
Rachel B. Glaser shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.
Ruchir Joshi | Interview
Writer and filmmaker Ruchir Joshi on his essay ‘Tracing Puppa’, Calcutta and his dreams of writing for Granta.
Sarah Gerard | Five Things Right Now
Sarah Gerard on Leonora Carrington, shoegaze music and gaslighting.
Sarah Hall | Five Things Right Now
Sarah Hall, a Granta Best of Young British Novelist, shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about.
Shahid | Moving Parts
Ruchir Joshi travelled around rural India for our ‘Work’ issue, documenting parts of the country’s informal economy, and meeting people with working lives that are unseen, or unique, or damaging.
Shobasakthi | Best Untranslated Writers
‘Shobasakthi is also known as Anthony X; he is an ex-militant; he is an expatriate.’